Nominations Open for 2018 Energy Management Leadership Awards!

Deadline:  24 January 2018 The Clean Energy Ministerial are inviting applications for 2018 Energy Management Leadership Awards that are recognized organizations using an ISO 50001-certified energy management system to save energy and reduce costs. The CEM Energy Management Leadership Awards will raise global awareness of the benefits of energy management, helping accelerate broad implementation of these proven systems to help meet organizational, national and global energy and climate … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Khwarizmi International Award!

Deadline: 1 November 2017 Nominations are open for Khwarizmi International Award to recognize the efforts made by researchers, innovators and inventors from all over the world and to appreciate their invaluable achievements and contributions to various fields of science and technology. The Khwarizmi International Award is named in memory of the achievements of Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi, the Iranian mathematician and astronomer. Fields of Participation Aerospace Agriculture … [Read more...]

APsaA Call for Nominations: Award for Excellence in Journalism

Deadline: 18 September 2018 The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) is currently seeking nominations for the Award for Excellence in Journalism to recognize professional reporting of outstanding merit that contributes in an exceptional way to the public understanding of psychoanalytic and psychological principles and phenomena. Nominated work need not be specifically about psychoanalysis or psychotherapy per se but can advance or challenge our understanding of human … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2018!

Deadline: 14 November 2017 The World Travel & Tourism Council is seeking nominations for its Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2018 that are one of the world's highest accolades in the Travel & Tourism sector, aimed at recognising best practice in sustainable tourism. Award Categories Community Award: The Community Award is for any Travel & Tourism organisation that is working to improve the lives and opportunities for communities where it operates. The award can be for an … [Read more...]

Applications Open for NFF’s Matching Awards Program (MAP) 2018!

Deadline: 23 January 2018 The National Forest Foundation (NFF) is inviting applicants for its Matching Awards Program (MAP) 2018 in order to provide funding for results-oriented on-the-ground projects that enhance forest health and outdoor experiences on National Forests and Grasslands. Program Areas Outdoor Experiences Program Area Improving, or maintaining recreation resource connectivity including, and similar to: trail maintenance, bridge and crossing construction or repair, … [Read more...]

Entries Open for Global Social Venture Competition 2018!

Deadline: 4 December 2017 Entries are open for Global Social Venture Competition 2018 to provide aspiring entrepreneurs with mentoring, exposure, and funding to transform their ideas into businesses that will have positive real world impact. The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) empowers the next generation of social entrepreneurs by providing them with mentoring, exposure, and over $80,000 in prizes to transform their ideas into ventures that address the world’s most pressing … [Read more...]

Apply for D-Prize: Recognizing Aspiring Entrepreneurs from Across the World!

Deadline: 19 November 2017 Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges? If yes, then apply for the D-Prize! Applicants are invited to apply for the D-Prize, recognizing new entrepreneurs who increase access to proven poverty interventions. The world has already invented ways to end poverty, yet the best interventions are not being distributed at mass-scale. Challenges Girl’s Education Agriculture Energy Global Health Education … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Hult Prize!

Deadline: 31 October 2017 Nominations are open for 2018 Hult Prize that is a start-up accelerator for impact entrepreneurship which brings together the brightest college and university students from around the globe to solve the world’s most pressing issues through pitching ideas and launching companies. It’s the biggest and most prestigious start-up event in the world, and awards millions of dollars in investment capital to young budding entrepreneurs, including a grand prize of USD … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Startup of the Year Africa Competition 2018!

Deadline: 10 December 2017 Applicants are invited to apply for the Startup of the Year Africa 2018, an international innovative competition for startups created by Bonjour idée with the support of 70 partners (major business groups, incubators, chambers of commerce, media, competitiveness clusters, influential blogs). While shedding light on disruptive startups, this contest is meant to add value to the partners’ actions at the heart of the entrepreneurial ecosystem of innovation and startups, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for India-Israel Global Innovation Challenge!

Deadline: 27 October 2017 Startup India and the Israel Innovation Authority are inviting entrepreneurs, startups, research teams, etc., to submit their solutions to challenges in the areas of agriculture, water and digital health. India and Israel are joining forces in order to address some of the world’s most pressing innovation challenges. Focus Issues Healthcare Challenge #1: Solutions for real-time health monitoring, home care, remote care, periodic counseling and advice on … [Read more...]

Apply for Africaid’s Zvandiri Challenge: Supporting the Ministry of Health and Child Care!

Deadline: 24 November 2017 The Positive Action Challenges in collaboration with Africaid is seeking applications for its Zvandiri Challenge with an aim to support the Ministry of Health and Child Care in the provision of comprehensive care through ensuring a robust continuum of care between the clinic and the community. Most importantly HIV positive children and adolescents are at the heart of the programme, taking the lead in designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating all of … [Read more...]

WHO/TDR Call for Entries: Challenge Contests for Health

Deadline: 10 November 2017 Applications are open for Challenge Contests for Health with an aim to gather information related to health challenge contests – defined as open calls to solicit community input in order to improve public health. Descriptions of case studies, experiences organizing contests, and evaluation examples are being solicited. These cases will be reviewed by a panel based on clarity of model, effectiveness, promotion of equity, and potential for learning. Exceptional cases … [Read more...]

Ellen Stewart International Award 2017: Promoting Social Change & Youth Engagement through Theatre Practise

Deadline: 27 October 2017 Nominations are open for “The Ellen Stewart International Award”, which is presented to an individual artist or group of artists who work together or a theatre organization that demonstrates success in promoting social change and youth engagement through their theatre practice. Award Information Two weeks residency at the world-famous artist residence: La MaMa Umbria International in Spoleto, Italy. La MaMa Umbria provides accommodation, meals and support for … [Read more...]

National Arts Merit Awards: Recognizing Outstanding Achievements in Arts and Culture in Zimbabwe

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The National Arts Council is seeking nominations for its National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA) to recognise outstanding talent and excellence in the different fields of Zimbabwean art and culture. The National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA) is the premier award given by the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) in recognition of outstanding achievements in the arts and culture.  The inaugural NAMA was held in February 2002 honouring artists who excelled in 2001.  Since … [Read more...]

Apply for King Hamad Youth Empowerment Award 2017!

Deadline: 10 October 2017 Applications are open for the King Hamad Youth Empowerment Award 2017 with an aim to empower young people and give them the attention, encouragement and motivation needed. It will encourage all eligible participants to improve the enabling environment and infrastructure for youth to allow them to be effective and productive citizens contributing to their communities. Objectives Stimulate Different Sectors to Empowering Young People Encourage Various Sectors … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for WWF Conservation Innovation Awards 2017!

Deadline: 15 October 2017 Nominations are open for WWF Conservation Innovation Awards 2017 that are WWF-New Zealand's challenge for conservationists, community groups, product designers, researchers, backyard inventors and others to come up with innovative ways to increase the scale and effectiveness of conservation in New Zealand. Prize Categories Engaging young people and communities: This category is for ideas that will increase the scale and effectiveness of community … [Read more...]

2018 Gro Brundtland Award: Inviting Female Scientists from Taiwan and Developing Countries

Deadline: 24 November 2017 Applications are open for the 2018 Gro Brundtland Award that offers an opportunity to young female scientists to meet and discuss with other female researchers in the same field and establish the international connection. It’s a great chance to introduce their own research to other international research groups and it promotes future collaborations between institutions. Benefits Round-trip economy class airfare to Taiwan, 6-days’ accommodation, some meals and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for EU Prize for Cultural Heritage and Europa Nostra Awards!

Deadline: 1 October 2017 Nominations are open for both "EU Prize for Cultural Heritage" and "Europa Nostra Awards" to identify and promote best practices in the conservation of tangible and intangible cultural heritage, to stimulate the trans-frontier exchanges of knowledge and experience throughout Europe, to enhance public awareness and appreciation of Europe's cultural heritage, and to encourage further excellent initiatives through the power of example. Categories ( for both the … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Hilton Humanitarian Prize 2018!

Deadline: 18 October 2017 The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its Hilton Humanitarian Prize 2018 in order to recognize and advance the efforts of the recipient organization, but also to call attention to the worldwide need for humanitarian aid and to encourage others to expand their support. Focus Areas Extraordinary contributions toward alleviating human suffering Established record of achievement Demonstration of long-term sustainable impact … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Her Network Woman of the Year Award!

Deadline: 18 October 2017 Do you know an outstanding woman who is making an impact in any of the awards categories? Nominate Her for the Her Network Woman of the Year Awards. Nominations are open for The Her Network Woman of the Year award that is designed to publicly celebrate, showcase and honour women in diverse industries who are doing great work i.e positively affecting lives/changing the narrative through their work. The Objective of this award to unite Women through the recognition and … [Read more...]